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Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Trend of Gender Ratio in Japan, 2000-2012

Demographic & Population

According to Japan census, the ratio of men to women is decreasing year by year. The gender ratio (sex ratio) was "95.9 men per 100.0 women" in 2000. However the ratio of men dropped to "95.0 men per 100.0 women" in 2012.

In Japan, the proportion of aged people is increasing. And among aged people, women live longer, men die early. For instance, the sex ratio of age 85 is 56.4 (men:women = 1:2). So men's proportion is decreasing.

Figure : Trend in Gender Ratio in Japan, 2000-2012

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Year Both sexes Male Female Gender ratio
2000 125,613 61,488 64,125 95.9%
2001 125,930 61,615 64,316 95.8%
2002 126,053 61,629 64,424 95.7%
2003 126,206 61,677 64,529 95.6%
2004 126,266 61,674 64,592 95.5%
2005 126,205 61,618 64,587 95.4%
2006 126,286 61,630 64,656 95.3%
2007 126,347 61,635 64,712 95.2%
2008 126,340 61,609 64,730 95.2%
2009 126,343 61,586 64,757 95.1%
2010 126,382 61,572 64,810 95.0%

Source is Statistics Bureau.

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/List.do?bid=000001039703&cycode=0

www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/Xlsdl.do?sinfid=000013168601

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.